TITLE

Getting there

AUTHOR(S)
Mathews, Ryan
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;5/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p174
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the Remix policy of Wal-Mart, which is aimed at revising the current Wal-Mart distribution model. Other purposes of the Remix policy are highlighted. Both Remix and the proposed radio-frequency identification models hold the potential to reduce out-of-stocks and the amount of store labor required to process and stock orders in store. Several issues raised concerning the Remix policy are presented.
ACCESSION #
21047157

 

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